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Oral Health Problems Treated by Your Mission Viejo Dentist


Knowing when to visit Ballou Dental Arts at our Mission Viejo dentist office is important because many oral health problems start out small and develop into major issues if left untreated. However, when you visit the dentist in a timely … Continued


The Scoop About Fluoride From a Dentist


As a dentist office in Mission Viejo, we use fluoride to help strengthen teeth. You may even see ads for toothpaste containing fluoride and wonder if it even works; let alone, how it works. Fluorine is a naturally occurring substance … Continued


What You Can Expect From our Family Dentistry Office


In our family dentistry office, our goal is to keep you, our patient, in the best possible oral health. We do this by examining and cleaning your teeth on a regular basis. We would prefer to do so twice a … Continued


How to Take Care of Your Children’s Teeth


For parents, it is important to know how to take care of children‘s teeth. This is an important step in maintaining their oral health on a lifelong basis. After all, children look to parents for direction on how to live … Continued


Foods That You Can Eat After a Tooth Extraction


After a tooth extraction, it is important to take good care of your gums so that they do not suffer any unnecessary irritation. We typically recommend that patients avoid hard or crunchy foods like nuts, chips, toast, cereal or anything … Continued


We Can Remove Your Wisdom Teeth in a Comfortable Way


If you still have your wisdom teeth, call Ballou Dental Arts to schedule an appointment and find out if you need to have them extracted. This is an important step to take because not everyone does. If your wisdom teeth … Continued


Tips From a TMJ Dentist For Making Your Treatment More Effective


If you have TMJ disorder, Temporomandibular Joint Disorder, you may be interested in learning some tips from a TMJ dentist on how to make treatments more effective. TMJ disorders cause a wide array of uncomfortable symptoms that can be treated … Continued


Learn More About a Full Mouth Rehabilitation


We can complete a full mouth rehabilitation when our patients are in an accident or suffer major oral trauma. We complete full mouth reconstructions when someone is hurt at work while playing sports, or in a car wreck. This level … Continued


Oral Surgery and Correcting Your Jaw


Corrective jaw oral surgery is a common procedure used to address problems or irregularities with the jaw or teeth. Performed by an oral surgeon, it can be an effective way to improve both your health and your appearance. Not all … Continued


Visit a Dentist in Mission Viejo for Bruxism Treatments and Relief from Pain


We can provide patients with bruxism treatments to address any pain or discomfort as a result of grinding one’s teeth at night. Nighttime teeth grinding is actually fairly common, even though there is not a single and consistent cause for … Continued